Head of Maths, Consett, County Durham

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Consett AcademyConsett, County Durham

Date posted:
Start date: To be agreed
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £48,808 - £53,856Leadership
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Executive Principal:      Mr K Reynolds MA

New College Durham Academies Trust comprises of two large Academies, Consett Academy and North Durham Academy, located some six miles apart in North West Durham.  New College Durham, is our lead sponsor and both Academies are located in multi million pound new builds, offering unrivalled state of the art facilities for our students and communities in Consett and Stanley. 

Consett Academy is a successful, oversubscribed and remarkable school. We lie at the heart of the community and we are well thought of by students and parents. We find our inspiration from the stewardship of our iconic building and seek in turn to inspire excellence and fulfil potential for all who work within it.

Our abiding passion is for all students to be nurtured as uniquely talented individuals, finding fulfilment through their learning and the development of the intellectual, creative, physical and emotional capabilities.

Head of Maths (Consett Academy)      L8-L12   £48,808 - £53,856 pa     starting salary negotiable  

Due to the current Head of Maths  moving on to a senior leadership position, we require an exceptional individual to lead our talented and dedicated Maths Directorate. The successful candidate will be an integral part of our senior middle leaders team, providing professional leadership, strategic direction and management of this crucial core subject. Additionally, if appointed, will have the opportunity to contribute to whole school debate and improvement.

Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate they have the capacity to lead and manage a large department, whilst simultaneously driving forward continuous improvement in student outcomes at all levels.  Applicants will have high aspirations and a proven track record of delivering consistently good teaching resulting in positive impact on student attainment and progress. An ability to show how you have contributed to whole school development would also be advantageous.

For the right candidate, the position offers excellent potential for career development and will provide invaluable experience on which to build a platform for further promotion. This position is ideal for those middle leaders who aspire to senior leadership following one of the Academy’s accelerated leadership programmes.

As well as excellent communication skills, you must have high expectations of staff and students.  You will consistently model excellent practice and have student achievement and progress at the forefront of your practice.

If you can work effectively under pressure and want an exciting opportunity to work in a vibrant school that makes a difference to young people’s lives– we want to hear from you. Whilst we want the successful applicant to join us as soon as they can, we are willing to wait for the right candidate. 

To download an application pack, including job description, person specification and application form, please visit our website: www.consett-academy.org.uk/vacancies. Want to arrange a visit or informal chat before deciding whether to apply?  Just email Human Resources at HR@ncdat.org.uk and this can be arranged.

Please do not attach copies of CV's/qualification certificates. Only the information detailed on the application form will be used as part of the short-listing process.  Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted. 

Completed applications should be submitted via TES on-line or emailed to: HR@ncdat.org.uk by Midday: Monday 9th December 2019. Please note – shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend interview on Friday 13th December 2019.   

Applicants should assume they have been unsuccessful if we have not contacted them within 28 days of the post-closing.

New College Durham Academies Trust is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults and will undertake the appropriate employment checks to meet this commitment. 



More about Consett Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Ashdale Road, Consett, County Durham, DH8 6LZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1207 507001
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